HAMMERFALL Announce More Festival Dates

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following update to the band's official web site: "Summer is upon us now, and we are in the midst of the festival season. A couple of shows are already behind us, among others Bang Your Head, Masters Of Metal and two Swedish folkfests. I must say that, so ...

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Former FAITH NO MORE Guitarist Explains His Departure

Former FAITH NO MORE guitarist Trey Spruance, who played on the band's "King For A Day, Fool For A Lifetime" CD (1995), recently spoke to Perfect Pitch Online about the countless rumors that have been circulating regarding the reasons for his departure from the group. "My favorite is the one that came from FAITH NO ...

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DOPE To Hit The Road With DOG FASHION DISCO, WOLFPAC

New York City-based band DOPE are once again hitting the road in July, doing a mini run with DOG FASHION DISCO and WOLFPAC beginning on July 17 in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Shows are all ages. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jul. 17 - New Castle, PA @ Bomb Shelter Jul. 18 - Garrettsville, OH @ ...

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PERZONAL WAR Hard At Work On New Album

Germany's PERZONAL WAR have entered Gernhart studio in Siegburg to record their fourth full-length album, tentatively titled "Faces". The follow-up to 2002's "Different But The Same" is tentatively set for release in late fall/early winter through AFM Records. According to an official press release, "You can expect a killer album with lots of heavy guitars ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Postpone Brazilian Tour

Floridian death metallers MALEVOLENT CREATION were forced to postpone their previously announced Brazilian tour due to their inability to process the required work visas in time for the gigs. The following is an official statement on the matter from vocalist Kyle Symons: "Greetings to our fans in Brazil, "It is unfortunate but necessary that I ...

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KISS: The Hottest Band In The World — Literally

NewsFilter.org has posted a classic video clip of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons getting a bit sloppy with his fire-breathing act and dribbling some fluid onto his hair. Check it out here. Simmons' brand-new book, "Sex Money Kiss", is filled with his observations on life and the three most important things to him — ...

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MEVADIO Sign With DRUG[S] RECORDS

Danish metallers MEVADIO have inked a deal with Drug[s] Records and have completed work on their debut album, "Hands Down", due in Denmark in September (a few weeks later internationally). "Hands Down" was recorded at Antfarm studio (THE HAUNTED, RAUNCHY) and features a musical style described in an official press release as "modern metal with ...

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DORO PESCH Named 'Sexiest Woman Of The Year'

German hard rock singer Doro Pesch (ex-WARLOCK) has been named "sexiest woman of the year" by the prominent Czech rock magazine Spark. The award was presented to the vocalist during her concert in the Czech Republic on June 27. Upcoming DORO tour dates: Jul. 06 – Leipzig, GER - With Full Force Jul. 12 – ...

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